Brothers Green

Homemade Pizza


Pizza Dough

  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour, plus more for kneading
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Pizza Sauce

  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 red onion, diced small
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 jalapeno, seeds and stem removed
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 (28 ounce) cans san marzano tomatoes, crushed
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 12 fresh basil leaves




1.Into the cup of warm water add in the dry yeast, 2 tablespoons of flour, 1 tablespoon of oil, and all the honey. Whisk everything together and set aside until the yeast mixture is foamy on top, about 6-8 minutes.
2.Add the remaining flour and salt into a large bowl and pour in the yeast mixture. Use a wooden spoon to mix the two together. When the dough becomes too sticky to mix with the spoon, transfer dough onto a work surface dusted with flour. Knead the dough for a couple minutes until dough is smooth and supple. You may have to sprinkle flour over dough a few times while kneading to prevent it from sticking to work surface. Coat the inside of a clean bowl with the remaining oil and place dough inside. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and set aside in a warm place. After 45 minutes the dough will double in size. Now you are ready to make pizza!
3.Preheat your oven to 450F. Knead pizza dough to desired shape and add any toppings you like. Bake 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown underneath.


Pizza Sauce

1.Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onions and sauté for 6 minutes till soft. Next add the garlic and jalapeno and cook for 6 more minutes. Once all the vegetables are soft and golden, raise the heat to medium-high and pour in the wine. When the wine is nearly reduced add the tomatoes and stir to incorporate. At this point season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring the tomato sauce to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Sprinkle oregano and basil over top and cook uncovered for 45 minutes. Sauce should be thick and full of flavor. Let cool before adding to pizza dough.


Arugula Pizza

1.Preheat oven to 450F
2.Roll out pizza dough into a 20inch circle. Spread sauce over dough. Evenly distribute cheese and basil on top. Drizzle 3 tablespoons of oil over pizza. Transfer pizza to a pizza pan or back of sheet pan and bake for 20-25 minutes in the preheated oven. Pizza is done when crust is golden brown underneath.
3. Toss the arugula, salt, and remaining oil together in a bowl. Scatter arugula over hot pizza. Cut and serve.


Mediterranean PIzza

1.Preheat oven to 450F.
2.Spread pizza dough evenly into 9×13 baking dish. Pour pizza sauce over dough and spread with the back of a spoon. Top with couscous, meatballs, feta, hot sauce, and mint. Drizzle oil over top and bake in preheated oven for 20-30 minutes or until pizza crust is golden brown underneath.
3.Remove from oven and drizzle with yogurt sauce. Cut into squares and serve hot.